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English- Half Term 1

Class Novel: "Wisp- A story of Hope"- Zana Fraillion

We are writing a narrative in the style of the story 'Wisp- A story of hope'. We have been learning how to create an effective description using fronted adverbials, similes and metaphors and show not tell. We have also explored using different sentence types. 

Our focus text in Writing


Each week, the children will be set spellings on Fridays. There will be 3 groups of spellings which they will need to choose from. Group one focuses on Year 1 spellings and spelling rules, group two focuses on Year 2 spellings and spelling rules and group three focuses on Year 3 and 4 spellings and spelling rules. Please support your child with their spellings at home in preparation for their test on Fridays.

Year 1 and 2 Common exception words
Year 3 and 4 Common exception words

Maths- Autumn term:

Half Term 1:

Place Value - finding the value of a digit, counting in 4s, 8s and 50s, reading and writing numbers to 1000.

Addition and Subtraction- adding and subtracting mentally, using a formal written method to add and subtract, using estimation and inverse to check our answers and solving problems involving all of these skills. 


Half term 2:

Multiplication and Division- recalling multiplication and division facts for the 3,4 and 8 times tables. Use mental and formal written methods to multiply 2-digit by 1-digit numbers and problem solving.


Knowledge Oganiser for Autumn 1


Our next homework is all about Healthy Lifestyles. Please see the information sheet and activity sheet below.